"Not now as my son is older but I was a stay at home dad when he was a similar age until he was three. Generally I coped fine although the lack of adult interaction gets a bit wearing after a time. My biggest problem was connecting with other…"
"I have somewhat of a baby-face. I'm fortunate in that I can grow a reasonable amount of facial hair so I have a full beard/moustache which helps a lot.
If your genetics don't allow for that then clothing and attitude go a long way to…"
"So, in essence, you're saying that it's ok to ignore the law of the land of you believe it runs counter to God's law.
Because there seem to be a lot of Islamic extremists holding a very similar view."
"Personally, I would say the two are compatible. I would class myself as a Zen Atheist.
However, some of what you are describing borders on 'magical thinking'. There is nothing in Zen as far as I know it that claims to be able to influence…"
"I think it's just coincidence. I've had a full beard for 12 years and over that time my chest hair has spread down to my stomach but that's just age. The same would have happened if I'd shaved for the whole time."
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"I found the full thing - It's a Gough Whitlam remark
"When Sir Winton Turnbull was raving and ranting on the adjournment and shouted: "I am a Country member". I interjected "I remember". He could not understand why, for…"
"1. carry a pocket knife
Not for me - as at least one other respondent has said, outside the US it can be seen as a weapon. However for camping/fishing it's a must
2. pee standing up
Of course! It's one of the greatest things about being a…"
It goes without saying that freedom of speech as mentioned in the 1st Amendment was drafted long before anyone could have envisioned the internet.Interestingly many states do have their own local laws regulating speech (ex. obscenity) which seem bypassed by internet access.So should freedom of speech as a right be applied unequivocally to anything any everything accessible on the internet; the internet is the closest to anarchism that one can really get so there's no further-left one could go…See More
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
I have a cautionary tale for my fellow outdoorsmen out there. I went hiking solo today through some less traveled canyons near where I live. I unknowingly ended up off trail and was aggressively bouldering to get up and around some obstacles, mainly a decent sized waterfall. I kept pushing because I thought this was my route, and the knowledge that I wouldn't need to go down because I was on a loop. Anyway, I finally got up the bulk of it and couldn't find anything that resembled a trail.…See More
"Good evening gentleman, just purchased an inexpensive safety razor along w/a 3 pc.set of shave soap from Walgreens. The razor appears similar to what my granddaddy use to use. I must need some practice, the first shave although effective, ultimately…"